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Constitution Party nominee for President; Reform Party nominee in several states

2008 Republican nominees:
John McCain
(Arizona Senator).
Sarah Palin
(Alaska Governor).

2008 Democratic nominees:
Barack Obama
(IL Senator).
Joe Biden
(DE Senator).

3rd-Party presidential challengers:
Constitution Party:
Chuck Baldwin
(Radio talk-show host): Nominated, May 2008.
Libertarian:
Bob Barr
(former GA Rep.)
Independent:
Michael Bloomberg
(NYC Mayor)
Libertarian:
Mike Gravel
(former AK Senator)
Constitution Party:
Alan Keyes
(Maryland talk-show host): Lost nomination, May 2008.
PLS:
Gloria La Riva
(Liberation & Socialism)
Green Party:
Cynthia McKinney
(Former GA Representative).
NAIP Party:
Frank McEnulty
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Socialist Party:
Brian Moore
Independent:
Ralph Nader
(2000 & 2004 candidate).

2008 Republican presidential primary:
George Allen
(Former Virginia Senator) Never entered race.
Michael Bloomberg
(NYC Mayor).
Sam Brownback
(Kansas Senator) Withdrew Nov. 2007.
Jeb Bush
(Governor of Florida): Never entered race.
John Cox
(Chair of Cook County GOP, Chicago IL).
Bill Frist
(Tennessee Senator): Withdrew Nov. 2006.
Newt Gingrich
(former Speaker of the House): Opted out of race, Sept. 2007.
James Gilmore
(former Governor of Virginia): Withdrew July 2007.
Rudy Giuliani
(former NYC Mayor). Withdrew Jan. 30, 2008, after Florida primary
Chuck Hagel
(Nebraska Senator): Never entered race.
Mike Huckabee
(Governor of Arkansas).
Duncan Hunter
(California Representative). Withdrew after Nevada caucuses, Jan. 2008
George Pataki
(New York Governor): Never entered race.
Ron Paul
(Texas Representative).
Mitt Romney
(Massachusetts Governor).
Tom Tancredo
(Colorado Representative): Withdrew, Dec. 2007.
Fred Thompson
(former TN Senator). Withdrew Jan. 2008 after SC primary
Tommy Thompson
(former Wisconsin Governor and Secretary of HHS): Withdrew Aug. 2007.
Mark Sanford
(South Carolina Governor): Never entered race.

2008 Democratic presidential primary:
Evan Bayh
(IN Senator): Withdrew Dec. 2006.
Joe Biden
(DE Senator): Withdrew after Iowa Cuacus, Jan 2008.
Wes Clark
(former NATO commander): Never entered race.
Hillary Clinton
(NY Senator).
Tom Daschle
(Former SD Senator): Never entered race.
Christopher Dodd
(CT Senator): Withdrew after Iowa Cuacus, Jan 2008.
John Edwards
(former NC Senator). Withdrew Jan. 30, 2008, after Florida primary.
Russ Feingold
(WI Senator): Withdrew Nov. 2006.
Al Gore
(former V.P.): Never entered race.
John Kerry
(MA Senator): Withdrew Jan. 2007.
Dennis Kucinich
(OH Representative); withdrew Jan. 2008 to defend House seat.
Bill Richardson
(NM Governor); withdrew after NH primary, Jan. 2008.
Al Sharpton
(Reverend): Never entered race.
Tom Vilsack
(IA Governor): Withdrew Feb. 2007.
Mark Warner
(VA Governor): Withdrew Oct. 2006.

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Chuck Baldwin on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Overturn Roe v. Wade. (Jul 2008)
  • God begins human life at fertilization. (May 2008)
  • Abortion is America's national holocaust. (May 2008)
  • GOP did nothing to overturn Roe or end abortion-on-demand. (May 2008)
  • Supports Sanctity of Life Act, defining fetus as person. (Apr 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Budget & Economy
Click here for the full quote on Budget & Economy OR other candidates on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Restore a debt free, interest free money system. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Civil Rights
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  • Patriotism is not love of Big Government or Big Brother. (Mar 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Corporations
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  • Restore manufacturing base, not multinational corporations. (May 2008)
  • End corporate welfare; put people ahead of CEOs. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chuck Baldwin on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chuck Baldwin on Education
Click here for 3 full quotes on Education OR other candidates on Education OR background on Education.
  • Tax relief for homeschooling, private & religious schools. (May 2008)
  • Disband the Department of Education; it's unconstitutional. (May 2008)
  • Would be best friend homeschoolers ever had in White House. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Energy & Oil
Click here for 2 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR other candidates on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Drill in Alaska for domestic energy sources. (May 2008)
  • More drilling; more refineries; more nuclear power plants. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Environment
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  • Champion property rights & oppose eminent domain abuse. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Families & Children
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  • Parents should take kids to church & pray with them. (Jun 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Foreign Policy
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  • End international meddling of the New World Order. (May 2008)
  • No US participation in United Nations or world court. (May 2008)
  • End foreign aid; end nation-building; end empire-building. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Free Trade
Click here for 3 full quotes on Free Trade OR other candidates on Free Trade OR background on Free Trade.
  • No North American Union; no NAFTA Superhighway. (May 2008)
  • Don't merge US into North American Community. (May 2008)
  • Out of the UN, NAFTA, and NATO. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Government Reform
Click here for 2 full quotes on Government Reform OR other candidates on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Eliminate Food and Drug Administration as unconstitutional. (May 2008)
  • Opposes limits on free speech in campaign finance laws. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Gun Control
Click here for 3 full quotes on Gun Control OR other candidates on Gun Control OR background on Gun Control.
  • 2nd Amendment protects our liberty! Go buy a gun!. (May 2008)
  • Member of Gun Owners of America, and the NRA. (May 2008)
  • Unequivocal support for right to keep & bear arms. (Apr 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Health Care
Click here for 2 full quotes on Health Care OR other candidates on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • Freedom of choice for all healthcare decisions. (May 2008)
  • No subsidies for HMOs; no forced vaccinations. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Homeland Security
Click here for 6 full quotes on Homeland Security OR other candidates on Homeland Security OR background on Homeland Security.
  • Deploy a fully-operational strategic defense system. (May 2008)
  • Resist reducing benefits to veterans and their survivors. (May 2008)
  • Strong national defense that is second to none. (May 2008)
  • PATRIOT Act violates principles of 4th & 5th Amendments. (May 2008)
  • Americans have more to fear from D.C. than Baghdad or Tehran. (May 2008)
  • There is absolutely no reason for us to be in NATO. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Immigration
Click here for 6 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.
  • GOP & Dems both want open borders. (Jul 2008)
  • Seal borders; no amnesty; no social services for illegals. (May 2008)
  • No path to citizenship for illegal aliens. (May 2008)
  • Cut off money supply & illegal immigration dries up. (May 2008)
  • End birthright citizenship; no more anchor babies. (May 2008)
  • Repeal the "anchor baby" loophole. (Apr 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Jobs
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  • Reimpose tariffs on all foreign imports to keep jobs here. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Principles & Values
Click here for 6 full quotes on Principles & Values OR other candidates on Principles & Values OR background on Principles & Values.
  • Nominated at Constitution Party convention, 383-125. (Apr 2008)
  • Married; three children; six grandchildren. (Apr 2008)
  • Chaired Moral Majority but later distanced himself. (Apr 2008)
  • Endorsed Ron Paul in Republican primary. (Apr 2008)
  • Critic of Pres. Bush and his Christian right followers. (Apr 2008)
  • Constitution Party Vice Presidential nominee in 2004. (Apr 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Social Security
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  • Phase out the Social Security system. (Apr 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Tax Reform
Click here for 5 full quotes on Tax Reform OR other candidates on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • 10% tax on all imports into the US, and no other tax. (Jul 2008)
  • End income tax, death tax, and property tax. (May 2008)
  • Repeal the 16th amendment; no income tax & no sales tax. (May 2008)
  • Overturn Sixteenth Amendment; no income tax; no sales tax. (May 2008)
  • Repeal the "death tax" & property taxes. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Technology
Click here for 2 full quotes on Technology OR other candidates on Technology OR background on Technology.
  • Bush has built a universal surveillance society. (May 2008)
  • Bypass news media & use Internet to get political attention. (Apr 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on War & Peace
Click here for 5 full quotes on War & Peace OR other candidates on War & Peace OR background on War & Peace.
  • Develop exit strategy for phased withdrawal of US troops. (Jul 2008)
  • We have become an occupation force in sovereign Iraq. (May 2008)
  • Opposed preemptive invasion; & opposes occupation of Iraq. (May 2008)
  • Remove troops from Iraq; offer bounties on terrorists. (May 2008)
  • Begin safely extracting our troops from Iraq. (May 2008)
Chuck Baldwin on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Overturn Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
God begins human life at fertilization: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion is America's national holocaust: Strongly Opposes topic 1
GOP did nothing to overturn Roe or end abortion-on-demand: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports Sanctity of Life Act, defining fetus as person: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Parents should take kids to church & pray with them: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2nd Amendment protects our liberty! Go buy a gun!: Strongly Favors topic 10
Member of Gun Owners of America, and the NRA: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unequivocal support for right to keep & bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Freedom of choice for all healthcare decisions: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No subsidies for HMOs; no forced vaccinations: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Phase out the Social Security system: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tax relief for homeschooling, private & religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Would be best friend homeschoolers ever had in White House: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Drill in Alaska for domestic energy sources: Strongly Opposes topic 18
More drilling; more refineries; more nuclear power plants: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
10% tax on all imports into the US, and no other tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
End income tax, death tax, and property tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the 16th amendment; no income tax & no sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Overturn Sixteenth Amendment; no income tax; no sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the "death tax" & property taxes: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
GOP & Dems both want open borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Seal borders; no amnesty; no social services for illegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No path to citizenship for illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Cut off money supply & illegal immigration dries up: Strongly Opposes topic 12
End birthright citizenship; no more anchor babies: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Repeal the "anchor baby" loophole: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No North American Union; no NAFTA Superhighway: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Reimpose tariffs on all foreign imports to keep jobs here: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Don't merge US into North American Community: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Out of the UN, NAFTA, and NATO: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
End international meddling of the New World Order: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Deploy a fully-operational strategic defense system: Favors topic 15
Resist reducing benefits to veterans and their survivors: Favors topic 15
Strong national defense that is second to none: Strongly Favors topic 15
End foreign aid; end nation-building; end empire-building: Strongly Opposes topic 15
There is absolutely no reason for us to be in NATO: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes limits on free speech in campaign finance laws: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
PATRIOT Act violates principles of 4th & 5th Amendments: Strongly Favors topic 14
Bush has built a universal surveillance society: Strongly Favors topic 14
Americans have more to fear from D.C. than Baghdad or Tehran: Strongly Favors topic 14
Patriotism is not love of Big Government or Big Brother: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Develop exit strategy for phased withdrawal of US troops: Strongly Favors topic 17
We have become an occupation force in sovereign Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Opposed preemptive invasion; & opposes occupation of Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Remove troops from Iraq; offer bounties on terrorists: Strongly Favors topic 17
Begin safely extracting our troops from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

Chuck Baldwin is a Libertarian Conservative.
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